Two more people in Nova Scotia have been diagnosed with COVID-19, increasing the total case count to 1,055.
Among the diagnoses are 977 patients who have recovered from the respiratory virus, up by two since Wednesday’s update. Of the active cases, there are eight in hospital (up by one), which includes three in intensive care.
There is currently one licensed long-term care home, Northwood in Halifax, that has an active outbreak; 12 residents and four staff members are currently infected. The facility has recorded 52 of Nova Scotia’s 59 total deaths.